To use the charcoal tablets can in disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, as they are superb absorbent, soaking up toxins. Drink charcoal as soon as I felt symptoms of poisoning stale food. You can take activated charcoal bloating and gas hangover. Charcoal is not absorbed into the systemic circulation and is excreted in the feces along with the toxins and other harmful substances.
Do not wait for the effect of one pill – an adult this is clearly not enough. Doctors recommend the formula – 1 tablet of activated charcoal per 10 kg of body weight. An adult male weighing 70 kg needs to take seven coal tablets at the same time.
In case of poisoning by potent substances acids, alkalis, cyanides, salts of heavy metals, do not take activated charcoal inside. In this case it is used for gastric lavage. Before the arrival of the doctor spread 1 tablespoon of powder in 1 liter of water and consume liquid suspended in 100-150 ml. in a few minutes induce vomiting and repeat the procedure 2-3 times.
Not dissolve, or chew activated charcoal, otherwise its adsorbing action begins right in the mouth. You must swallow the tablets whole and drink a small amount of clean water. For younger children, you can divide the tablets into small pieces or pulverize.
Please note that the activated carbon is produced in different forms, for example, with the addition of medicinal herbs. Charcoal with chamomile, fennel, chamomile has a beneficial effect on the digestive system, gently restoring its function is disturbed.
Keep in mind that charcoal has some side effects. Some people may experience constipation. Within a couple of days the stool is most often normalized by itself. Do not use coal tablets, if you have gastritis or an ulcer. In this case it is necessary to consult a doctor.